Abandoned Cross-Eyed Kitten Gets Rescued By Vet Clinic & Is Now Part Of Their Staff!


Everyone, meet Alf–a cross-eyed kitten who works at Ryde Veterinary Clinic. His job is to greet the vet clinic’s patients and their humans.

Alf was rescued by the clinic when he was just a kitten. He and his two siblings were found abandoned inside a box that was left at the clinic’s doorstep. The nurses at the clinic acted quickly to care for the kittens, but sadly, only Alf survived.

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The clinic tried to find a loving home for Alf, but nothing worked out. Alf was still waiting for his forever home, but everyone at the clinic had fallen in love with him so they decided to keep him!

Everybody at the clinic just loves Alf. Not only is he beautiful, he also has a wonderful personality!

He happens to be very good at greeting and checking in patients.

Hello from Nurse Josie and Alf the cat!!

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He’s also a great supervisor, watching over the staff.

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Alf is also there on every occasion and celebration! He was there to congratulate a staff member when she had a baby…

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…he celebrated Christmas with the staff…

…and he was there to welcome the New Year with them!

Happy New Year!! We hope your celebrations are happy and safe, and wish our clients and patients all the best in 2016!!

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The clinic staff gives Alf all the love he needs. And in return, he brings happiness and laughter to their days.

For more photos and updates about Alf, visit Ryde Veterinary Clinic’s Facebook Page!

(h/t: LoveMeow)

Written by Nicolette Mansueto
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